Good Morning

Recently I had a fitful night of worry, tossing and turning, my thoughts uncontrollably circulating downward.  The impending move to the Pacific Northwest had me anxious.  It was two o’clock in the morning and I found myself counting all the things that could go wrong.  I thought, it’s one thing to have moved to Chicago at age 22, quite another to return to Seattle at … Continue reading Good Morning »

Pain

  “Pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains. It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.” ― C.S. Lewis A parent’s relationship to pain cannot help but be passed on to their children.  Like many of you, my mother’s complicated relationship with pain was passed on to me. Here … Continue reading Pain »

Kindred Spirits

This sculpture entitled ‘Kindred Spirits’ stands in a Park in the small town of Midleton in East Cork,Ireland It tells the story of how two nations came together in a dark and tragic time and through a simple act of kindness found their Kindred Spirit  The story also illustrates that when I choose to harvest the learnings from my own suffering they become the food of life for … Continue reading Kindred Spirits »